Mitch Tinsley was born, raised and has been a lifelong resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He is a graduate of Gulfport High School, Tulane University and the University of Southern Mississippi. He has received a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Tulane and a M.S. from USM in Geography with emphasis in Geographic Information Systems.
Mitch has held a Mississippi Real Estate Brokers license since 2004 and has successfully operated his own real estate brokerage for 10 years. He has previously worked at NASA’s Stennis Space Center combining GIS, remote sensing and spatial modeling approaches for technical development, research and operational support for federal, state, and local agencies. In this capacity he has also provided support to local communities, lawmakers and business professionals in the response to Hurricane Katrina’s destruction and the recovery and redevelopment of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Mitch brings to HL Raymond Properties a sound and diverse knowledge of the real estate industry as well as over 20 years of GIS experience in the public, private and academic research sectors. Additionally, he is actively versed, works with and offers support with environmental consulting, engineering/architectural firms when needing to balance between your project or property location and critical aspects such as wetlands, permitting, and site assessments.
His professional and educational background offers a unique combination for real estate buyers, sellers, developers and investors in both the residential and commercial markets. He currently resides in Diamondhead with his wife Mary, raising and supporting their three children with their many activities and sports. Mitch is actively involved with his community currently associated with Diamondhead United Methodist Church, United Methodist Volunteers In Mission, Pass Christian Public School District and others. Mitch enjoys football season and anything outside especially fishing along the barrier islands of Mississippi and Louisiana. Just like fishing, real estate is all about Location, location, location, let Mitch find that perfect location for you!